electrical

Using Brainpower to Control Paralyzed Limbs

Using Brainpower to Control Paralyzed Limbs

Researchers at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois are developing systems to translate brain activity into real time muscle movements. Combining functional electrical stimulation (FES) and a neural implant, the new system could allow people paralyzed because of spinal cord damage ...

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Intel’s Wireless Power Technology Demonstrated

Intel claims it has improved the efficiency of a method for powering devices wirelessly. Intel’s “Wireless Energy Resonant Link” (WREL), technology was demonstrated by transmitting electricity wirelessly to a lamp on stage and lighting a 60 watt bulb, which consumes ...

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Platinum Free Fuel Cell

Platinum Free Fuel Cell

In a bid to make hybrid cars more reliable and cheaper to manufacture, scientists from Monash University have designed an electrically-generated fuel cell. This revolutionary design utilizes the properties of a popular high tech outdoor and sporting clothing material called ...

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Graphene Semiconductors

Graphene Semiconductors

Physicists at the University of Maryland have proven that graphene holds great promise for replacing conventional semiconductor materials such as silicon in applications ranging from high-speed computer chips to biochemical sensors. At room temperature, graphene‘s intrinsic limit to the mobility ...

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Optibike

Optibike

Optibike recently presented a new electrical bicycle model, called Optibike OB1, which features a patented motorized bottom bracket. The bicycle allows the rider to pedal as much as he or she would like to, as the thumb throttle easily powers ...

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StimuHeal to Heal Your Body

StimuHeal to Heal Your Body

The Israeli company “StimuHeal” has introduced a series of products developed to assist the human body’s mechanisms in healing damaged tissues. These devices, each of which was designed to focus on a specific problem, are based on different patterns of ...

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Zapping Cancer

When tumor cells resistant to chemotherapeutic drugs were subjected to very low intensity electrical stimulation, the cells acquired sensitivity to the anti-cancer drug doxorubicin. This effect has the potential to reform treatment especially for malignant tumors that are refractory to ...

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